US Women Veterans Seek Public Office

Voice of America
Voice of America Staff
March 9, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, host Carol Castiel speaks with Elaine Luria, a retired US Navy commander turned Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 2nd District. The seat is currently held by a Republican. Also on the program is Rebecca Burgess, a program analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, who studies veterans running for public office. Carol speaks with both women about why a record number of female combat veterans have decided to run for Congress in the 2018 mid-term elections.

Listen to Luria’s interview here:

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